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Systems Safety Engineer - Principal

Job ID: 2209159
Location: INDIANAPOLIS, IN, United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Safety Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Principal Systems Safety Engineer to assist on the Future Municions Launcher and Advanced Ordincance Technioplogy Program for our US Navy Client. The Principal Systems Safety Engineer will performs system safety analyses of hardware and software in a variety of systems including weapons defense and combat systems and utilize technical and safety review and documentation analysis techniques to include fault tree analyses, failure modes and hazardous effects analyses, inadvertent launch analyses, and other techniques as required. Duties include:

  • Preparing and/or updating safety assessment reports and risk assessment reports.
  • Reviewing and analyzing system safety management and program plans, safety analyses, accident and incident data, mishap investigation reports, safety test plans and results, and other ESOH related data.
  • Preparing risk assessment reports, safety assessment reports, and technical data packages and presentation materials for safety review boards.
  • Conducting or review safety assessment of new, updated, and/or modified hardware and software, waivers, and exemption requests.
  • Performing operational analyses and studies to identify potential deficiencies in weapon operating procedures, ordnance handling procedures, stowage or other logistics phases involving ordnance, safety procedures, etc. and making specific recommendations for their resolution.
  • May also perform environmental safety assessments on weapons and related systems. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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